Burberry Group plc (Burberry) is into the global luxury sector. It works in the designing, marketing and sourcing of outerwear, women’s wear, men’s wear, non-apparel and children’s wear categories. It distributes through a diversified network of retail, wholesale and licensing channels worldwide. The company operates its business in three ways by region, by product and by channel. Burberry distributes its products in Europe, Spain, Americas and Asia Pacific through retail and wholesale channels and with selective license arrangements. In addition, it licenses third parties to manufacture and distribute products using the Burberry trademarks. It categorizes business operations into three segments namely Retail, Wholesale and Licensing. Burberry is headquartered in London, the UK.
Burberry Group plc Key Recent Developments
Feb 19, 2010: Burberry to move out of Spain
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